Australian Journalist Cheng Lei Faces Trial in China on Spying Charges

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Australian journalist Cheng Lei faced a closed-door trial in a court in Beijing on Tuesday, March 30.  Lei, who was a former anchor for the Chinese government’s English-language TV channel CGTN, has been in detention for 19 months following accusations …

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French Actor Gerard Depardieu Charged with Rape

French actor Gerard Depardieu was charged rape and sexual assault in December after authorities revived a 2018 investigation, the Paris prosecutor’s office reported. Prosecutor’s office said that the actor was not detained when he was handed the preliminary charges on …

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